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Bill Gallo

Bill Gallo (Cartoonist.  Born, New York, NY, Dec. 28, 1922; died, White Plains, NY, May 10, 2011.)  Starting in 1960 as career that lasted over 50 years, William V. Gallo was one of the most popular sports cartoonists ever to work in New York and the proud torch-bearer of a long newspaper tradition.  With his marvelously […]

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The Bill Shannon Biographical Dictionary of New York Sports is an open database of sports biographies maintained by Jordan Sprechman and Marty Appel. We welcome public and scholarly contributions and suggestions.

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A prolific author, wire service sports reporter, long time Major League Baseball official scorer, football statistician, sports museum founder, theatrical agency owner and public ... read more

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